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McLaughlin House
McLaughlin House
TitleMcLaughlin House
Date of Original1909-02-27
DescriptionA view of the McLaughlin House, built by soldiers when laying out the mail route between Fort Totten and Grand Forks, Dakota Territory. It is a log building, covered in plaster. A wooden building is visible behind it.
Ordering Information
General SubjectMilitary
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Log buildings
Wooden buildings
Personal NameMcLaughlin, James, 1842-1923
LocationNorth Dakota
Item Number00398-09
Format of OriginalPostcards
Transcription"Built Oct. 16th 1878 by Major McLaughlin in command U.S. Soldiers laying out the Mail trail from Fort Totten to Grand Forks"--Printed on front of postcard.
"School starts Monday and we are going. Is Papa down there now. Glen G.E."--Handwritten on back of postcard.
Addressed to Garriford (?) Eastgate, Larimore, N.D.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionAlice Southam Collection 00398
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00398-09)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh0039809
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